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Table 4 Factors affecting regularity of menstruation in adolescent girls in Pokhara Valley

From: Menstrual pattern among adolescent girls of Pokhara Valley: a cross sectional study

Variables Regularity
Irregular (%) Regular (%) X 2 p value
Age
 10–14 years 113(68.1%) 53(31.9%) 2.94 0.086
 15–19 years 54(57.4%) 40(42.6%)
School
 Private 140(66.7%) 70(33.3%) 2.82 0.093
 Government 27(54%) 23(46%)
Ethnicity
 Hill caste 61(59.8%) 41(40.2%) 12.10 0.007
 Hill Ethnic group 81(71.7%) 32(28.3%)
 Dalit 8(36.4%) 14(63.6%)
 Muslim (Others) 17(73.9%) 6(26.1%)
BMI
 Underweight 63(59.4%) 43(40.6%) 2.25 0.521
 Normal 85(68%) 40(32%)
 Overweight 11(61.1%) 7(38.9%)
 Obese 8(72.7%) 3(27.3%)